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Who Is The Most Famous Carol In The World?

Updated November 4, 2020 721 votes 87 voters 44.8k views69 items

List RulesVote up all of the Carols you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Carol can you think of? The famous Carols below have many different professions, including notable actors named Carol, famous musicians named Carole, singers named Carol, and even TV personalities named Carole.

Carol Burnett is certainly one of the most famous Carols on this list. She is best known for her hilarious variety show, The Carol Burnett Show. She has been awarded several honors for her contributions to entertainment including the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Mark Twain Prize. Carol Kane of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is another actress named Carol. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Carole is Carole King. Her 1971 album Tapestry won four Grammy Awards. The Tony Award winning musical, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, honors her life and career.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Carol? Just add them to the list!

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  • Carole King1
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    Carole King

    1942-02-09

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Carole King (born Carol Joan Klein, February 9, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter who has...  more

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  • Carol Kirkwood2
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    Carol Kirkwood

    1962-05-29

    BirthplaceMorar, United Kingdom

    Carol Kirkwood (born 29 May 1962) is a Scottish weather presenter, trained by the Met Office,...  more
  • Carol Burnett3
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    Carol Burnett

    1933-04-26

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer and...  more

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  • Carol Smillie4
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    Carol Smillie

    1961-12-23

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Carol Patricia Smillie (born 23 December 1961) is a Scottish television presenter, actress,...  more
  • Carol Vorderman5
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    Carol Vorderman

    1960-12-24

    BirthplaceEngland, Bedford

    Carol Jean Vorderman, MBE (born 24 December 1960) is a British media personality, best known...  more
  • Carole Baskin6
    24

    Carole Baskin

    1961-06-06

    BirthplaceBexar County, Texas

    Carole Baskin (born June 6, 1961) is an American big-cat rights activist and CEO of Big Cat Rescue, a non-profit animal sanctuary based near Tampa, Florida. She appeared in the 2020 Netflix documentary, Tiger King. 

  • Carol Channing7
    20

    Carol Channing

    1921-01-31

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    Carol Elaine Channing (January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019) was an American actress, singer,...  more

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  • Carol Kane8
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    Carol Kane

    1952-06-18

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Carolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American actress and comedian. She became known...  more

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  • Carol Decker9
    12

    Carol Decker

    1957-09-10

    BirthplaceHuyton, United Kingdom

    Carol Ann Decker (born 10 September 1957) is an English musician and lead vocalist for the...  more
  • Carol Moseley Braun10

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-Braun (born August 16, 1947), is an...  more
  • Carol Reed11
    14

    Carol Reed

    1906-12-30

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for...  more
  • Carol Alt12
    12

    Carol Alt

    1960-12-01

    BirthplaceFlushing, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Carol Ann Alt (born December 1, 1960) is an American model and actress....  more
  • Carol Wayne13
    18

    Carol Wayne

    1942-09-06

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Carol Marie Wayne (September 6, 1942 – January 13, 1985) was an American television and film...  more
  • Carol Ann Duffy14
    11

    Carol Ann Duffy

    1955-12-23

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Dame Carol Ann Duffy (born 23 December 1955) is a Scottish poet and playwright. She is a...  more

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  • Carol Lynley15
    15

    Carol Lynley

    1942-02-13

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Carol Lynley (born Carole Ann Jones; February 13, 1942, Manhattan, New York) is an American...  more
  • Carol Leifer16
    10

    Carol Leifer

    1956-07-27

    BirthplaceEast Williston, New York, USA

    Carol Leifer ( LEE-fər; born July 27, 1956) is an American comedian, writer, producer and...  more
  • Carol Meyrowitz17
    14

    Carol Meyrowitz

    1954-01-01
    Carol M. Meyrowitz is the Executive Chairman of the Board and the Chairman of the Executive...  more
  • Carol Bartz18
    15

    Carol Bartz

    1948-08-28

    BirthplaceWinona, Minnesota

    Carol Ann Bartz (born August 28, 1948) is an American business executive, former president and...  more
  • Carol Lawrence19
    10

    Carol Lawrence

    1932-09-05

    BirthplaceMelrose Park, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Carol Morris20
    10

    Carol Morris

    1936-01-01

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, USA

    Carol Ann Laverne Morris (born April 8, 1936) is an American actress, model and beauty queen...  more
  • Carol Cleveland21
    14

    Carol Cleveland

    1942-01-13

    BirthplaceEast Sheen

    Carol Cleveland (born 13 January 1942) is a British-American actress and comedian, most...  more
  • Carol Hawkins22
    14

    Carol Hawkins

    1949-01-31

    BirthplaceBarnet, United Kingdom

    Carol Hawkins (born 31 January 1949 in Barnet, Hertfordshire) is an English actress. She...  more
  • Carol Costello23
    7

    Carol Costello

    1961-10-11

    BirthplaceMinerva, Ohio, United States of America

    Carol Costello (born October 11, 1961) is an American television commentator and former host...  more
  • Carol Yager24
    11

    Carol Yager

    1960-01-26
    Carol Ann Yager (January 26, 1960 – July 18, 1994) was an American woman who was the heaviest...  more
  • Carol Castro25
    11

    Carol Castro

    1984-03-10

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Carolina Osório de Castro (born March 10, 1984) is a Brazilian actress. Carol Castro appeared...  more